Review: Cedar Rapids Marriott

Review: Cedar Rapids Marriott

Last week I took my first official business trip to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for a three day course at the Cedar Rapids Marriott. I arrived in Cedar Rapids on Sunday evening after a four-hour drive across the great state of Iowa. The Cedar Rapids Marriott had a small entryway with a couple of seats in the middle and the check-in desk along the right.

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I Get to Take My First Real Business Trip

I Get to Take My First Real Business Trip

If youโ€™ve read my small โ€œAboutโ€ section then you probably know that I spend the majority of my hours working as a Commercial Banker and not a travel blogger. Since I work for a local bank I hardly ever have to do any traveling. Instead, I spend the majority of my work days in my office or driving around town to visit clients.

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Review: Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza

Review: Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza

Wether it's for a bachelor party, wedding, Royals game or just visiting friends, I probably spend a handful of weekends in Kansas City each year. It's only a three hour drive from Omaha and there are always a ton of things going on. In a few of my more recent visits to Kansas City I've stayed at the Intercontinental and the Marriott Downtown.

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Review: The Hotel Minneapolis, Autograph Collection

Review: The Hotel Minneapolis, Autograph Collection

The Hotel Minneapolis is a part of Marriott's Autograph Collection. The hotels in the Autograph Collection are unique to their city and offer that boutique hotel charm you wouldn't normally find at a Marriott.

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Review: Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel

Review: Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel

I was in Lincoln, Nebraska a few weeks ago for Elizabeth's work holiday party. The last time I stayed in Lincoln I reviewed the Hyatt Place Lincoln/Downtown-Haymarket, so I decided to check out the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel this time.

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2018 Travel Plans: Beijing, China

2018 Travel Plans: Beijing, China

China has been at the top of my "Bucket List" for awhile. I tentatively planned to visit in 2016, but things fell through and I ended up going to Sydney, Australia instead. Well, I've finally made good on my promise to get back. Elizabeth and I are all booked to go to Beijing in April!

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Review: Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District

Review: Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District

I'm a huge fan of the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District. Marriott did a great job designing this hotel and laying it out in a way that's both functional and modern. The redesigned rooms are a big upgrade from the usual Marriott brand.

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I Booked The New York EDITION for My Stay in NYC

I Booked The New York EDITION for My Stay in NYC

They say New York isn't a cheap place to visit and they aren't lying. I've spent the past couple of weeks crunching the numbers on different hotels across the city trying to find the best deal. With so many hotels to choose from it's hard to be sure you're making the best choice, but I think I got pretty close.

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Omaha Marriott Downtown Capitol District

Omaha Marriott Downtown Capitol District

If you've driven through downtown Omaha this summer you've probably noticed the construction of the new Marriott Downtown Capitol District. Marriott has a decent footprint in downtown Omaha already, but this will be their first full service Marriott hotel.

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Review: Kansas City Marriott Downtown

Review: Kansas City Marriott Downtown

Last weekend Elizabeth and I drove down to Kansas City, Missouri to see our friends Matt and Brittnee and go see Chance the Rapper in concert. Last time I was in Kansas City I stayed at the Intercontinental in the Country Club Plaza. Once again I made it a point to try a different hotel this time around so I booked two nights at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Let's take a closer look!

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